Ons Island

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Ons is located in Atlantic Ocean
Ons
Ons
Location of the Ons Islands in the Atlantic Ocean
The docks next to O Curro, the most important settlement of Ons.

The Ons Island (Galician: Illa de Ons; Spanish: Isla de Ons) is the main island of a small archipelago in the coast of Pontevedra in Galiza. Ons belongs administratively to the Galician municipality of Bueu, which has a regular ferry boat connection to the island, as have the mainland towns of Portonovo, Sanxenxo, Marín and Aldán.

Conservation[edit]

In 2001 the European Union designated Ons a Special Protection Area for bird-life.

In 2002, along with several other archipelagos off the Pontevedra coast, Ons became part of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park.

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Coordinates: 42°22′52″N 8°55′59″W / 42.381°N 8.933°W / 42.381; -8.933